Author Topic: Moor Hall, Cookham  (Read 10582 times)

Offline palwing50

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Re: Moor Hall, Cookham
« Reply #27 on: Tuesday 29 March 16 22:24 BST (UK) »
Thanks Nell. I will drop them a line too.

I went through the letters again today and found that RJ Robson of Station Garage was interested in buying the "Daimler" but then changed his mind. Another letter, written by Mrs Smith of Moor Hall because "Miss Hay is away", dated 9 July 1935 mentions that the new owner of the Daimler was Mr Carroll of the Bel & Dragon, Cookham. The registration of the Daimler was XE 3843. I find this truly fascinating.

Each of the invoices give a glimpse of the names of the local traders in and around Cookham in 1935.

For example, there are receipts dated 1935 from the following:

R Webster & Sons - Coal, Corn, Potato & Seed merchants & Factors 124 High St, Maidenhead

The AA of Fanum House, 75 London Road, Reading

Dudley Sims High Class family butcher High Street, Cookham tel: Bourne End 68

Edgar R Spindler High Class baker, confectioner & caterer. - Cookham Road, Bourne End tel: 454

William Creed & Co, Boyne Works, Maidenhead

Budgen & Co Ltd Family Grocers and Provision Merchants Maidenhead

E R Parsons, Poundcroft Dairy Farm, Cookham

W Collinson Newsagent, Stationer and Tabacconist Station Hill, Cookham tel: Bourne End 412

Robert H Shepard Lynwood, Cookham Dean, Maidenhead   Tel: Marlow 152

Colebrook & Co Ltd Purveyors of fish, poultry, game and ice. 120 Broad St, Reading

E T Biggs & Sons Goldsmiths and silversmiths. 30-32 High Street, Maidenhead

R B Gould Practical Cabinet maker, High Street, Cookham

R J Robson Cars for hire, Station Garage, Cookham tel: Bourne End 371

Pryce-Jones "Chymist" Cookham-on-Thames

W A James & sons Builders and Decorators, Station Works, Maidenhead

Maidenhead District Laundry Co Ltd, Furze Platt, Maidenhead tel: Maidenhead 43


You just have to love the phone numbers!!

Thanks for your info. Appreciated.




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Offline RosinaLawson

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Re: Moor Hall, Cookham
« Reply #28 on: Sunday 12 August 18 20:19 BST (UK) »
I recently found out that Francis Deveraux Lambert is my great great great grandfather, and googled his name and found out he owned this property, how lovely! Does anyone have any old photos at all?

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Re: Moor Hall, Cookham
« Reply #29 on: Tuesday 14 August 18 10:40 BST (UK) »
Welcome to RootsChat  :)

You may find this site interesting:

http://www.angelfire.com/nj/healing/moorhallcaptured.html

And this blog post:
http://widbrook2.blogspot.com/2008/10/moor-hall-in-wartime.html
although the photo is well after the date you are interested in.

Nice postcard here:

http://www.akpool.co.uk/postcards/24309329-postcard-cookham-berkshire-south-east-moor-hall-landsitz

And there is a mid 60s photo here:

https://www.francisfrith.com/cookham/cookham-the-moor-c1965_c157042

Nell
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